Dear Mr. Harper: I would appreciate knowing why you felt you and your government could not support this bill ?. I am sure you have your reasons. I would like to know what these reasons are. I hope you will respond to my query. Sincerely Stephanie McDowall Nanaimo, B.C. Liberal MP Joyce Murray’s Private […]
Internal letter signed by almost 200 staff members says award is ‘morally reprehensible’ and endangers STC’s credibility globally via Save the Children staff furious over ‘global legacy’ award for Tony Blair | Politics | The Guardian.
Since Ferguson, police have killed more than a dozen teenagers, half of them black. Some did nothing more than carry a BB gun. via The 14 Teens Killed by Cops Since Michael Brown.
Mazal Tov: a controversial bill that officially defines Israel as the “Nation-State of the Jewish People” was approved by the Israeli cabinet last Sunday. Finally Israel has acknowledged its true Jewish nature. Instead of pretending to be a ‘Jewish Democracy” – a contradiction in terms, the Jewish State admits that it is a theocracy guided […]
The letter is dated Nov. 11 and is signed with an illegible signature of a Citizenship and Immigration officer at the high commission. No legible name for the officer appears on the letter. via Afghan artist denied entry for violence against women symposium | Ottawa Citizen.
Could you tell the difference at 3,500 meters? Of course not: the idea is a joke. Yet this is the concept of aerial bombing campaign in an insurgency campaign: that decisions of life and death can be meted out accurately at such a distance. When combatants who look very similar and do not wear conventional […]
“This is a sign that a great deal of anger and frustration exist in the member states. In recent months there were meetings of European foreign ministers in which ministers, who are considered extremely close to Israel, spoke in the most critical way against the policies of Netanyahu’s government.” via After Gaza, Europe Scrambles to […]
The need for police body cameras is a no-brainer. You don’t need nearly as many witnesses when you’ve got good video. A lot of stupid arguments go away. via Police Body Cameras and Special Prosecutors.
The rampant impunity with which police murder innocent people of color, as well as the heavily militarized response to protests in Ferguson, are symptoms of a larger system of racial injustice that has criminalized and oppressed people of color since the country’s founding. via NLG Stands with People of Ferguson, Condemns Systematic Police Violence in […]
“This is not about vandalizing,” he said. “This is about fighting a police organization that doesn’t care about the lives they serve.” via Police Body Cameras and Special Prosecutors.